FoMO, i.e. the fear of missing out, is the most common complaint I hear from struggling traders. They say they feel helpless, at the mercy of their FOMO, unable to control the urges and temptations even though they know it’s detrimental to their trading success. I entered the trading...Read more
When I was in my corporate role, I was 100% sure that hard work was the key. I slugged it out, working 8, then 10, then 12 hour days. I said ‘no’ to friends who wanted to meet me for dinner. Without attention, those relationships began to slink away...Read more
The making of a victim typically begins early in life, often triggered by a traumatic event strong enough to cause an individual to subconsciously make that crippling decision: I can’t win; not now, not later, not ever. With this belief, the mind eventually focuses on “not losing”. The reasoning...Read more
I am often asked two questions by traders. Understanding the answers to both questions will make you a lot of money. Not understanding the answers to these two questions means you will make lots of mistakes that cost you capital and lost profits. So, let me ask you, if...Read more
I was sent an email this month. Here is a direct quote: “It’s nice that you’re trying to show women how it’s done, but it’s clear you’ve been riding on Chris Tate’s coat-tails for years. He’s the brains behind the operation.” (For those of you who don’t know Chris...Read more
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